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  1. 7-21-11

    I've been trying not to make the blogs repetitive, but I'm more and more convinced that that can be very hard to do.

    I've been trying to upgrade my Bible knowledge.

    One area of this is Assyria and Babylonia.

    From what I understand, Syria and Assyria were two different countries/nations. Thus, the Syrian nationality and the Assyrian nationality were two different nationalities.

    From what I understand, there still is a Syria and a Syrian ...
  2. 7-16-11

    I have come to realize, from personal experience, more than ever before, that the more a person tolerates evil, the more tolerant of evil that person becomes.

    It works on the principle of putting a frog into a pot of lukewarm water, and then gradually turning up the temperature.

    I have really come to question the morality of many of the choices I've made during the last several years.
  3. . . . of Kingdom Restoration, the New Birth, and the Rest . . .

    It is apparent that there are many that suggest that there shall be an "literal physical earthly reign of Christ" in our future and so on. In particular, there is a notion that the "Kingdom" will be "restored to Israel" at some point per Acts 1 and so on.

    And so, it seems useful to address this directly--and with a bit of detail . . .

    First of all, let's go the appropriate passage from Acts 1:

    Eschatology , Teaching
  4. The Cross

    If success in life is what you desire, acquiring money is not your goal. Instead, striving towards the cross is. He makes you the success.......just saying
  5. Leaving something behind

    What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others....just saying